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Revefenacin - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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Information about Revefenacin

Generic Name : Revefenacin
Pronunciation : REV e FEN a sin
Latest prescription information about Revefenacin. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Revefenacin

YUPELRI
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Overview of Revefenacin

Revefenacin is a prescription medicine used for the maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Chronic means long standing. COPD means progressive lung diseases like emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and asthma.

Why is Revefenacin Prescribed? (Indications)

Revefenacin is an inhalation anticholinergic drug used for the maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). 

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When should Revefenacin not be taken? (Contraindications)

Revefenacin is contraindicated in patients with allergy to Revefenacin or any of its components

What is the dosage of Revefenacin?

Revefenacin is available as oral inhalation solution.
One 175 mcg vial contains 3 mL solution to be used once daily.

How should Revefenacin be taken?

Standard jet nebulizer is used to take revefenacin.

Missed a Dose?

Take revefenacin as soon as possible, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not use two doses at one time.

What are the warnings and precautions for Revefenacin?

• Monitor patients for any increase in liver enzymes and bilirubin.

What are the side effects of Revefenacin?

Respiratory: Cough, Nasopharyngitis, Upper respiratory tract infection
General: Headache. Back pain.

What are the other precautions for Revefenacin?

Do not take revefenacin in case of sudden, severe or acute COPD
If bronchospasm occurs, discontinue revefenacin
Glaucoma patients should be careful as it may get worsened while taking revefenacin
Patients with prostatic hyperplasia or bladder-neck obstruction should be cautious while using this drug.

What are the Drug Interactions of Revefenacin?

Revefenacin reacts with the following drugs in various extents:

Anticholinergic medications
Rifampicin
Cyclosporine

What are the storage conditions for Revefenacin?

Store Revenfenacin tablets at room temperature (20 to 25C).
Tablets must be protected from direct sunlight and excess heat.

Last Updated : 6/28/2019



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